It was inevitable that the strange internet practice of attributing thoughts and vocal expression to cats and dogs would interact in some respects with Tasmanian Senator David Bushbyâ€™s â€œmiaowâ€ sound directed at feisty non-feline Finance Minister Penny Wong. Messing with the Senator with cat noises in any other respect does seem like a really bad idea, so for anyone thinking itâ€™s a blokeâ€™s world in Canberra, they might look to Wong for evidence that the sexist playing field has been somewhat levelled in recent times. Please check out the rest sent to us by the shy creator.
With the government responding quickly to troubling 4Corners revelations about Indonesian cruelty to patriotic Aussie cattle who we sell them to eat after slaughtering humanely, and stories running in threes, we can only wonder what the next animal story might be from the nationâ€™s capital. Perhaps something to do with the bearish global economy.